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about an hour. crews spent sunday getting everything ready for the big show. >>> and the ohs and awes were in atlanta. the skies lit for 15 minutes in more than 4,000 fireworks shells in all nearly 500,000 people attended the fun filled event featuring a fantastic light show core gaffed as always -- choreographed as always to great music. >>> the independence day celebrations in d.c. wouldn't be complete without annual concert a dress rehearsal for pbs's 2011 capital force concert was held yesterday. this year's performance jordin sparks kelo "herrara and broadway cast of million dollar quartet and national symphony orchestra. >> and in philidelphia, people took time out before the activities to visit the place where the declaration of independence was signed. now this brought the family and friends out to the independence mall and the people who came out say that the cookouts and fireworks are fun, but it's nice to take a moment to see what the 4th of july is really about to this great country. >>> new york city right now, the skies erupted filled with brilliant streaks of red, white
for an agreement. the government shutdown july 1st and more than 22,000 state workers were laid off. >>> big changes to the inner harbor after 31 years in one place. phillips is on the move. steven phillip's and daven cord -- dave cordish joined together to make announce med. cordish was said to make sure whoever moves into the espn spot is perfect and he feels this is e says the william donald schaeffer would be proud. >> i met on several different occasion was bryce and mayor schaeffer and he was governor but to me he will be mayor and neither is with us but as i indicated they would be very, very happy to see the union of the phillip's family which is four generation here in baltimore with the cordish family which is also four generations here. >> phillip's restaurant, one of the first tenant in the inner harbor will move at end of september. the bubba gump shrimp company will move in. phillip's will take over the first floor and have indoor and outdoor seating and a raw bar and a deck on a barge. >>> the state wants your input about redrawing the congressional district. there will be 12
votes to pass and it may be too big with a week left before the august 2nd deadline when the u.s. government would default on the loans.>>> a 7-year-old with epilepsy says a service dog would make his life much easier. now to pay for the dog, he is written a book and evan moss wrote a 26-page book called my seizure dog and wrote it and did the illustrations and it represents his take on what that dog would do for his life. >> the dog would eat pizza with me. if i go to outer space, the seizure dog would come, too. >> most people here have been a part of the seven years we have been dealing with this. >> a lot of people we know, but the majority of the people in the line we have never met. >> evan knows the dog will alert his family when he is having a life-threatening seizure caused by the epilepsy. they need $13,000 to get the specially trained dog and they are using proceeds from the book to try to raise the money. >>> at 5:38 we are watching the satellite radar composit and we have been tracking storms through southern maryland and they are fading away and regenerating south
. ijamsville around 69. but the big story is it's soupy outside. it's thick out there. you can see patchy fog as you step out and that will burn more off into the afternoon. high temperatures around 91 degrees. let's go over to tonya with traffic. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are doing well, 70 eastbound to the beltway. no incidents to report in your way. the beltway is doing fine as well. let's look on the southwest side. 695 at wilkins. outer loop is heavier to the left of the screen. no incidents to report on the inner loop. the problem is 95 southbound at the fort mchenry tunnel. an overturned vehicle in the right tube. so everybody is diverted into the left tube which does get by just more people useing that one tube 95 southbound. back to you. >> all right. thanks. >>> 5:41. you note feeling driving around bolt -- you know the feeling driving around baltimore street can feel like a constacket sport with the potholes. >> now con-- contact sport with the potholes. >>> and slower traffic is were the speed cameras were put into neighborhoods. why some want them out and what t
the lockout could be coming to a close. i feel like we say that a lot. >> we say it every day. >> a big vote expected today in atlanta. >> reporter: they do so much when things get out of hand. i am linda so. firefighters from around the country will be coming to baltimore. why this year's firehouse expo convention will be especially emotional. >>> hi. we all know where we were, what we were doing. it's hard to forget. we are talking about september lent 11th. that's especially true for fire fighters who put their lives on the line to save others. linda so is live at the baltimore convention center to see how thousands of fire fighters will pay tribute today. >> reporter: a lot is planned for this annual fire convention. the firehouse expo happens every year here. what makes this special is the we are coming up on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. a lot of moving tributes involved here and one involves this book written by harvey eisner. tell us about this. this is really detailed look at what happened that day. >>i was able to interview 95 firefighters on the scene before, during and after the
's an example of big brother getting bigger. but police were not able to find the suspect involved in yesterday's attack. they described him as an older man, in his 60s or 65 with gray hair. but, again you know, the taxes are coming more frequent. there -- the attacks are coming more frequent. there was an attack right here with a camera being smashed. live in baltimore county, linda so. >>> we are standing by to hear if casey anthony will be set free for time served in jail or if a judge will sentence her for more time for lying to authorities. a jury found her not guilty of the most serious charge of murder. prosecutors claim she killed her daughter caylee back in 2008. the trial motivated an oklahoma woman to create a facebook moment called case lo's -- movement calling for caylee's law that makes it a felony not to notify authorities of a death of a child within one hour of being discovered. >> and after half an hour people were agreeing and not doing anything and i figured something had to be done. absolutely proud to know there are that many people that care about children. >> it would ma
is as it tops out today, it should start to improve tomorrow. and a big dramatic improvement for the rest of the week. we have a head advisory. code orange air quality. heat advisory with the values up to 105. we will go for temperatures today that may tie a record high that may get lost in the mix. but we are looking at an isolated chance of thunderstorms disspied the wide spret outbreak and yesterday into the week -- widespread outbreak and yesterday into the week. a time-lapse i got from the naval academy. look at the clouds racing across the sky. partly to mostly cloudy skies. not much in the way of moisture around the region a little ground clutter. but there could be a burst of a surge around the chesapeake in the next hour or two. an isolated shower and temperatures near 80 and we are going for 97 tying a record high feeling like 105. it will get better and we will talk about that next. let's do traffic with tonya. >> reporter: good morning. 95 south of the city between the beltways we have some volume but no major delays. that's always good news. looking at the jfx at northern par
default. it could mean big trouble for anyone who needs a car, needs a home or student loan uses a credit card and has a retirement savings account or wants to go overseas. some homeowners could expect an increase in mortgage rates and this is a big concern that lawmakers have including president obama. >> interest rates would sky rocket on credit cards on mortgages, and on car loans. which amounts to a huge tax hike on the american people. >> the sad truth is the president wanted a blank check six months ago and he wants a blank check today. this is just not going to happen. >> economists say banks could stop lending to each other and to you. they want to keep the assets rather than risk it by lending. congress has one week to get things done. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >> thanks. >>> changes may be coming to the post office. a news conference this morning that may leave you driving further to get your mail. >> some office are on the chopping block. we will tell you what you need to know. >>> some electric cars are getting two thumbs up. what models are hairchgd the highest coming -- ran
will be sentenced tomorrow. you can expect another big crowd to gather outside the courtroom for that. many legal experts believe that she could walk free, but she does face up to a year in prisonon each of the four counts of lying to police. live in towson, linda so, abc2 news. >> people started to turn on their porch lights. >> yes. this is a call across the country for the memory of caylee act any. this is a picture from windsor mill. many many of you on facebook have been letting us know on the facebook page the effort to leave the porch light on honor the life of the young girl. >> if you about to gsh -- if you go to the facebook page on wm-ar you can see pictures and reading comments. but people are leaving the porch light on for caylee anthony. so check it out. we have a programming note. tonight, abc will air a one- hour special the case anthony saga beginning at 10:00. that special will replace the regular scheduled nighttime prime time beyond belief. so as always, stay with abc2 news because the 11:00 news continues after that special. >> on facebook we are asking you you've had a night
in hagerstown. the moisture is going to be a big story. you can see over the 65 degree mark into baltimore right now. you know we are feeling very soupy out there. but hopfully going throughout the day, they will go down a little bit. but still going to be a little on the muggy side. right now culpepper is at 72 for a dew point. so as we look at the air quality alert, we do have this in effect for today. but everybody is not so great especially as we head into most parts of maryland. but as we head over to the eastern shore, that's where you are out of the air quality alert. if you have lung disease, limit your exposure to outdoors for today. especially the outdoor activities. satellite and radar not picking up on a lot. a few showers and storms, but mainly to the south of baltimore around the dc area. that's basically out of here. as we go through time, there's a slight chance for a shower or thunderstorm to pop in the forecast. isolated in nature and it -- pop up in the forecast. isolated in nature. hopefully that will start to build in going throughout the day. going into wednesday, we will h
pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> now "good morning maryland." >>> today a government study about distracted driving is expected to be released and it shows that the crackdown and the public education about the dangers have proven highly effective. the study says hand-held cell phone use and texting while driving dropped sharply in syracuse new york and harford connecticut during four periods of stepped up enforcement coupled with media campaigns as well. so the transportation secretary says that the study shows the strong laws combined with the highly visible police enforcement can reduce dangerous cell phone habits when you are behind the wheel. >>> and don't expect to see gas prices go down anymore at least for now. this is all coming from the lundberg survey and it's not great news. it found the two month drop off in gasoline crisis across the country is stopped due to steady and crude oil prices. the average price of a gallon of regula
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